Quality Engineer

  • Location

    Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Louise Taylor

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


My client, a leading defence and aerospace specialist, currently has a requirement for a Quality Engineer. Within this role, you will be responsible for ensuring quality assurance activities and processes are being adhered to, you will lead processes where this is not the case. You will identify, verify, maintain and recommend quality and business improvement processes within the business and the supply chain required to maintain company quality approvals. Working closely with all levels of internal and external customers including approval authorities.

Key Responsibilities:
* Performing an assurance role that verifies and demonstrates that the Quality approval requirements are being met by the business
* Plan and carry out a schedule of audits and assessments with completion of associated documentation and activities
* Manage completion and effectiveness of Corrective and Preventative measures
* Provide an independent monitoring function for compliance with airworthiness and customer requirements
* Support of any investigations arising from Quality issues through to their documented conclusion, with supporting root cause analysis and solutions to prevent re-occurrence
* Support of external Quality audits, assessments and visits by customers and authorities
* Ensuring that regular shop floor checks are performed, reported and any associated issues are effectively resolved
* Assist with the generation of Quality Plans and proposals

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
* Has a proven range of Quality/Business Improvement experience
* Proven experience working within a quality management system
* Trained Quality Auditor
* Knowledge of manufacturing environment and working with a supply chain
* Experience of liaising with internal and external customers
* Demonstrated experience in building good working relationships and gaining trust and respect with internal and external customers